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  1. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

    The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani: Architecture and Ornament [Hardback]

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration. The architectural... .... Learn More
  2. The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art [Hardback]

    Robin Margaret Jensen (Other)

    Regular Price: £175.00

    Special Price: £120.00

    ISBN: 9781138857223
    Published by : Routledge
    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second through the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essa... .... Learn More
  3. Byzantine Art

    Byzantine Art [Paperback]

    Robin Cormack (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9780198778790
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford History of Art
    The opulence of Byzantine art, with its extravagant use of gold and silver, is well known. Highly skilled artists created powerful representations reflecting and promoting this society and its values in icons, illuminated manuscripts, and mosaics ... .... Learn More
  4. Nectar and Illusion

    Nectar and Illusion: Nature in Byzantine Art and Literature [Paperback]

    Henry Maguire (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.49

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780190497101
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Nature and Illusion is the first extended treatment of the portrayal of nature in Byzantine art and literature. In this richly illustrated study, Henry Maguire shows how the Byzantines embraced terrestrial creation in the decoration of their churc... .... Learn More
  5. Art of Empire

    Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple [Hardback]

    Michael Jones (Editor); Susanna McFadden (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300169126
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Luxor Temple of Amun-Re, built to commemorate the divine power of the pharaohs, is one of the iconic monuments of New Kingdom Egypt. In the 4th century C.E., the Roman Imperial government, capitalizing on the site's earlier significance, conve... .... Learn More
  6. Byzantine Images and their Afterlives

    Byzantine Images and their Afterlives [Hardback]

    Lynn Jones (Editor)

    Regular Price: £88.99

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9781409442912
    Published by : Ashgate
    The twelve papers written for this volume reflect the wide scope of Annemarie Weyl Carr's interests and the equally wide impact of her work. The concepts linking the essays include the examination of form and meaning, the relationship between orig... .... Learn More
  7. Using Images in Late Antiquity

    Using Images in Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    Stine Birk (Editor); Troels Myrup Kristensen (Editor); Birte Poulsen (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781782972617
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Fifteen papers focus on the active and dynamic uses of images during the first millennium AD. They bring together an international group of scholars who situate the period’s visual practices within their political, religious, and social contexts. ... .... Learn More
  8. The Mediterranean Artistic Context of Late Medieval Malta, 1091-1530

    The Mediterranean Artistic Context of Late Medieval Malta, 1091-1530 [Hardback]

    Charlene Vella (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9789993274476
    Published by : Midsea Books
    This book studies the Mediterranean context of art and architecture in the Maltese Islands between 1091, when they made their first contact with the newly imposed Norman government of Sicily and South Italy, and 1530, when they passed under the co... .... Learn More
  9. Making and Breaking the Gods

    Making and Breaking the Gods: Christian Responses to Pagan Sculpture in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Troels Myrup Kristensen (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788771240894
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Drawing on both textual and archaeological sources, this book discusses how Christians in Late Antiquity negotiated the sculptural environment of cities and sanctuaries in a variety of ways, ranging from creative transformations to iconoclastic pe... .... Learn More
  10. Byzantine Things in the World

    Byzantine Things in the World [Hardback]

    Glenn Peers (Editor)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780300191783
    Published by : Yale University Press
    How did Byzantine culture understand its own objects we now call “art”? This enlightening publication proposes that they saw and experienced clay pilgrim tokens, relief stamps, and icons of saints as dynamic and fully active and alive in the world... .... Learn More

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